The F-4 Phantom II was probably the most versatile military jet ever produced. It set several records for speed and altitude, and remained the only aircraft that was flown by the Navy, the Air Force and the Marine Corps (until the recent F-35), as well as several foreign allies. It became an iconic symbol of the Vietnam War era.
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Everyone knows that the first people to fly successfully in an airplane were the Wright Brothers in December 1903. But few people have ever heard of the second man to fly—Albert Santos-Dumont in 1906.
Santos-Dumont and the 14-bis
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